Goldberg is a dynamic speaker, writer, consultant and
the founder of Building Blocks Consulting. He is an
expert at helping sales folks and business owners gain
more laser-like focus, attract more prospects to the
pipeline, create more quality referral streams, and
write more business!
Described by clients as a “spark plug”,
Michael is a master at invigorating and engaging audiences.
His style is “in your face” and high energy.
His content is “real world” and can be
Michael speaks at conferences and associations, runs
sales meetings, and delivers “results driven” programs
on networking, leadership, communication, service,
and career transition. When he tells an audience how
to do it, they know he has already done it…and
Clients include MetLife, Genworth Financial, Amalgamated
Life, AXA Advisors, Chubb & Son, Stop and Shop
Supermarket Company, the American Cancer Society, and
the New York City Police Department.
Michael has been published in numerous business journals
and was recently quoted in the Harvard
He works extensively with the insurance and financial
services industry and has been published in The
GAMA International Journal. Michael has monthly columns
in industry wide trade publications in the construction,
architecture, and meeting planning fields and has been
the source of articles in The
MetroWest Daily News in Boston.
The Building Blocks to Success, Michael’s online
newsletter, focuses on helping businesses in sales,
service, communication, and leadership and reaches
thousands of subscribers.
Prior to establishing Building Blocks Consulting,
Michael worked in the hospitality industry operating
restaurants for several of the nation’s largest
restaurant corporations including Red Lobster, Bennigan’s,
and Legal Sea Foods. When not working in operations,
Michael taught a variety of college business courses
and served as department chairperson. He also held
regional training and management positions with Staples
and a Boston based training company.
Educational background includes a Masters Degree in
Training and Organization Development from Lesley University
and Bachelors Degree from CUNY Brooklyn in Hospitality
Michael is an active member of the National Speakers
Association, serving as an officer to the regional
chapter. He was asked to serve on The National Board
of Advisory in his first year as a member of the National
Michael is currently an award winning public speaking
teacher at Rutgers University and frequently volunteers
as a speaker at organizations focused on career search.